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Opel German plant may get Astra production from UK factory

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https://europe.autonews.com - Unions at Opel/Vauxhall's Astra factory in the UK fear they may lose production of left-hand-drive cars as parent PSA decides in the coming weeks which European factories will build the new model, due in 2021.

With the Volt discontinued, how should Chevy use the name now? Take our Twitter poll

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https://www.greencarreports.com - The Chevrolet Volt has one of the all-time great names for a plug-in car—even better than its former European sibling the Opel Ampera, based on sales at least.The company even used the name on an experimental plug-in hybrid wagon in 1980.

PSA chairman Carlos Tavares on the group's next steps

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - As head of the PSA Group, which comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall/Opel, Carlos Tavares is one of the most powerful figures in the car industry.   Tavares also serves as chairman of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), so his views on a variety of issues have a major impact on the industry.

Minivan sector's demise creates new opportunity

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https://europe.autonews.com - Europe's minivan market is being handed a much-needed lifeline as automakers offer more sophisticated passenger versions of vans such as the Volkswagen Transporter and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro as competition from SUVs increases.

PSA Group boss ‘open’ to Jaguar Land Rover acquisition

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares says that he would consider a merger or acquisition with Jaguar Land Rover – as long as it wouldn’t distract the French firm. Tavares has been open about looking to expand PSA – which currently comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall/Opel – through acquisitions or partnerships with other car firms.

Minivan sector's demise opens door for tech-packed passenger-focused vans

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https://europe.autonews.com - Europe's minivan market is being handed a much-needed lifeline as automakers offer more sophisticated passenger versions of vans such as the Volkswagen Transporter and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro as competion from SUVs increases.